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7 Social Media Missteps Events Make (& how to avoid them)

Posted in Event Marketing, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on April 30, 2014

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Any time you post something online, you take a risk. The moment you hit send your content is now viewable to millions of people, any one whom could take offense or troll you just for the fun of it. Should any of these online perils stop you from using social media for your event? Absolutely, Read More »

3 Reasons Your Student Org Needs To Graduate To Online Ticketing

Posted in Education and Networking, Events, Stories, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Word to the Wise on March 19, 2014

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Any college student knows that all kinds of events are happening both on and off campus and the price of admission to these events vary from free to inexplicably over-priced. Several issues attached to traditional admission will easily compromise the reputation of your organization and hurt future attendance. Online ticketing and event management helps relieve Read More »

The 4 Ways You're Confusing Your Attendees (& how to avoid them)

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on March 18, 2014

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There's nothing worse than seeing an organizer work their tail off on an awesome event, only to have their hard work thwarted by a handful of errors that leave their guests confused and frustrated. These errors can lead to angry attendees and poor ticket sales and the worst part is most organizers make these mistakes Read More »

How To Avoid No Shows At Your Event

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on March 3, 2014

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When it comes to no shows at your event, there are some things you just can't control. Plans change, emergencies happen and, unfortunately, your left with empty seats and unused tickets. There is a way to avoid no shows. While no-shows are not unusual for events with paid tickets, they're are especially common for free Read More »

Finding The Right Venue For Your Event

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on February 7, 2014

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Finding the right location and venue for your event is one of the most important decisions you'll make as an event organizer. Since it's such an early step in the process, the venue you choose will influence almost every decision you make after that. Sound intimidating? It doesn't have to be. Once you've gathered an Read More »

The Definitive Event Planning Checklist

Posted in Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on January 30, 2014

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This event planning checklist serves as a great starting point for anyone that is in the beginning stages of organizing an event. At Ticketbud, we know that events come in all shapes and sizes so feel free to tweak this checklist to your specific needs. Look at this as an event planning template to help Read More »

"6 Tricks to Kick Start Event Conversion (aka how to increase your ticket sales)

Posted in Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tools, Word to the Wise on January 29, 2014

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You've done the heavy lifting. You've promoted your event like a madman via social media, told all your friends, family & coworkers (event that guy that steals food from the office fridge) and seen tons of attendee traffic going to your registration page. So, despite all your efforts, the question remains; why are you not Read More »

How-To Resize Your Event Image

Posted in New Features, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Word to the Wise on January 28, 2014

Have you tried to upload a banner image for your event? Have you had issues with the image not fitting correctly? Here is a how-to to show you how to get your image to fix correctly.(The optimal dimensions for the banner is 660px x 236px) Go to Pixlr  and click 'PIXLR EDITOR' Click 'Create a Read More »

6 Ways To Boost Your Event Attendance Without Busting Your Budget

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Promotion & Planning, Ticketbud Tips, Ticketbud Tips and Tools, Ticketbud Tools, Word to the Wise on January 27, 2014

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One of the most difficult juggling acts an event organizer must do is balance a budget. While there are hundreds of tasks to be done that purchases to be made, they still need to be done cost-effectively for the event to truly be a success. Crafty organizers know spending more doesn't necessarily mean more of Read More »

Winter Cocktails: 6 Of Our Favorite Winter Inspired Drinks

Posted in Ideas & Themes, Spotlights, Ticketbud Tips, Word to the Wise on November 21, 2013

The holidays are underway and you know what that means! The beginning of holiday parties! How do you make your holiday parties memorable? With amazing drinks, of course! Here are some of our favorite Winter cocktail drinks to serve to your guest! Cheers! 1.) Baileys Spiced Coffee Ingredients: 2 oz. Baileys with a Hint of Coffee Read More »